June 22, 2021
Vancouver, BC: Metallis Resources Inc. (TSX-V: MTS; OTCQB: MTLFF; FSE: 0CVM) (the “Company” or “Metallis”) reports that its 2021 exploration season is now underway with the commencement of its previously announced (See News April 7, 2021) property wide Z-Axis Tipper Electromagnetic survey (“ZTEM” or “the Survey”) at its 100%-owned Kirkham Property (the “Property”). The Property is situated in the prolific Eskay Camp of the Golden Triangle in northwestern British Columbia, a district known worldwide for the past producing Eskay Creek and Snip gold mines, Seabridge’s KSM porphyry deposits and Pretium’s producing Brucejack gold mine.
Metallis’ CEO Fiore Aliperti stated, “This is an incredibly exciting day for the Metallis technical team as it marks the start of our most aggressive exploration program to date at our Kirkham Property. The team has worked non-stop over the past two months developing both our ground and drilling programs, a real collaborative effort by all our technical minds.” He went on to add, “The first members of the team have arrived at the camp, and soon we expect to announce details of the upcoming drill program.”
The Survey, being conducted by Geotech Ltd., comprises a total of 846 line-kms and is designed to cover most of the 106 sq. km Property. Additionally, this survey will extend a short distance onto adjacent lands held by Garibaldi Resources Corp. to the north and Eskay Mining Corp. to the east (Click here to view map). Survey data will be transmitted daily for analysis by Company Geophysicist Dr. Jules Lajoie, who will provide guidance on initial interpretations. ZTEM™ is ideal for mapping deeply buried, porphyry hosted and structurally controlled targets. Preliminary results from the Survey will be utilized to help further refine the 2021 drill program due to start in the coming weeks.
David Dupre, P.Geo, Vice President – Exploration and the Qualified Person, as defined by National Instrument 43-101, has reviewed, and approved the technical information contained in this release.
About the Kirkham Property
The wholly owned 106 sq. km Kirkham Property is located about 65 km north of Stewart, B.C., in the heart of the Golden Triangle’s prolific Eskay Camp. The Property is prospective for multiple mineral deposit types and is located along a strategic geological boundary – the “Red-line” exposed on the western margin of the Eskay Rift system in the Golden Triangle, northwestern British Columbia.
The Kirkham Property is contiguous to Garibaldi Resources Corp.’s E&L Nickel Mountain Project in the north and Eskay Mining Corp. to the east. The property is within 12 km of the Eskay Creek mine and within 12 – 20 km of Seabridge Gold’s KSM deposits and Pretium Resources’ Brucejack mine.
Metallis Resources Inc. is a Vancouver-based company focused on the exploration of gold, copper, nickel, and silver at its 100%-owned Kirkham Property situated in northwest British Columbia’s Golden Triangle. Metallis trades under the symbols MTS on the TSX Venture Exchange, MTLFF on the OTCQB Exchange, and 0CVM on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. The Company currently has 52,839,878 common shares issued and outstanding.
On behalf of the Board of Directors:
/s/ “Fiore Aliperti”
Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
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